Published on June 4, 2012 by Steve Donaldson  

As part of the Center’s “Scientists in Congregations” grant, Dr. Steve Donaldson recently completed a six week series of classes for adults at Dawson Memorial Baptist Church in Birmingham exploring evolution from a Christian perspective. Topics included: Finding Foundational Frameworks, Investigating Interpretative Issues, Exploring Existing Evidence, Probing Presumed Problems, and Considering Christian Conclusions. The final session was conducted in a question/answer format.

Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Samford enrolls 5,791 students from 49 states, Puerto Rico and 16 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference and ranks 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.